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candidate's position. plus, the red sox rally ramirez's ninth inning home run powers a huge comeback win over the yankees. >> a lot of people stayed up to watch that one. what a game it was. 5:00, though, on this friday morning, a lot to celebrate today. >> we can celebrate a nice looking forecast although it's a little chilly out >> time to bring out the sweaters. >> you guys walk out in 39? weather. it gets cold fast without the sleeves. right? 38 down into the vineyard. this is one of the cooler starts we have had since mid june. so even the suburbs which typically get cool, we had some cool weather earlier in the week, you are beating those numbers by a couple of degrees. a lot of sunshine throughout the day. i do expect a nice recovery, even a couple of degrees warmer than yesterday afternoon.
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mid 70s common range up and down the area across the interior from southern new hampshire into rhode island. next couple of days featuring nice weather. weekend starts off great. on sunday we start to track in some rain. there will be scattered showers and a lot of them focused north and west of 95 on sunday, route 128. sunday night and monday becoming more widespread with localized that would be beneficial. >> time for a check of the roads and fast track traffic. good morning, danielle. >> good morning, nancy. happy friday, everyone. here's a look at the expressway this morning. things looking good. about 10 minutes from brain tree to boston. south of town route 95, 24 and route 3 all problem free. heading in and out of town on the pike no issues. a couple of work crews out there but they will wrap things up heading into the 5:00 hour. 93 is fine all the way back to
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route 1. let's check drive times as you are getting ready to head out the door. 12 minutes on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the bridge just 11 minutes. both the t.m. commuter rail are working on schedule. >> thank you. at 5:02, breaking news from overnight where a car slamed into a utility pole. this is in medway on millionedfor street, the crash bringing down power lines. no word yet on the crash or whether anybody was hurt. also breaking overnight trouble on the t., the orange line shut down >> passengers were forced to walk down those tracks in total darkness. let's go to victoria warren who is live with more on what we know this morning. >> good morning. the good news for the morning is that the rush hour should go as planned. but, late into the night, there were some substantial delays here on the orange line. they actually had to shut down the orange line in both
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ruggles and back bay leading people off the trains to waiting buses. it was all because of a police investigation that centered on the tracks themselves. police at one point towing a car away from the scene. police, though, were able to clear the scene after midnight. they aren't giving too many details about what exactly this police activity was. we are hoping to learn that through the morning. >> thank you. happening today, set to be sentenced in the saga snap chat rape case. two 20-year-olds were both found guilty of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl behind an elementary school and posting video of it on the app back in 2014. right now, a new york city detective recovering after being cut in the face by a man with a meat cleaver. police say they shot at the suspect 18 times after he started attacking officers with
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this all started when the man tried to remove a boot from the car he was living in. this all happened in the middle of rush hour, people running from the scene. two other officers had nonlife threatening injuries. witnesses say police tried to use a taser, but it had little effect. they say officers then tried to get the 32-year-old to drop the knife before opening fire. he's now in critical condition this morning. >> all of a sudden i just see a crazy guy with a knife. huge meat cops, seven or eight under cover, some uniform, pulled the guns, told him to get down. he wasn't cooperative. he kind of just looked flagella he had been arrested more than a dozen times in the past few years for minor crimes. investigators are trying to determine a motive for the attack but they say they do not believe it was terrorism. >> a battery hazard now forcing samsung to now recall all of its galaxy note 7 phones.
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so, samsung has already stopped selling them. you have more on what people can do? >> of course. the consumer product safety commission is telling customers to immediately start using and power down their phones. this, as samsung is releasing new details about their plans to get the galaxy note 7 back on store shelves. the samsung galaxy note 7 on official recall after being blamed for dozens of destroying a garage in south carolina, gutting a jeep in florida. >> they present a pretty serious risk of fire. especially if that phone ends up near something combustible. you can have death or serious injury. >> samsung has received 92 reports of the batteries overheating in the u.s. including 26 reports of burns and 55 reports of property damage from fires. in the wake of the recall, the f.a.a. is also revising its initial warning that airline
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fliers must also protect the power switch to prevent the phone from being unintentionally turned on. samsung'sc.e.o. with a personal message to customers. >> we apologize especially to those of you who were personally affected by this. >> reporter: the danger comes from the phone's lithium ion batteries. if they are overcharged o if there's a short, it can generate tremendous heat. >> if it gets warm enough, you engage into thermal can do. that battery's going to go off. all of a sudden you have fire or basically barbeque in your pocket. >> the new note 7 will be in stores no later than september 21. so, if you have a galaxy note 7 look on the back of your phone. there should be a code etched on the bottom. either call samsung or go to samsung.com and look at the code to see if your phone is under the recall. >> thank you.
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donald trump are both in the nation's capital this morning meeting with voters and both candidates will likely be speaking out about the renewed debate over president obama's birth certificate. >> it's one of the greatest scams in the history of politics and in the history period. i tell you what. three weeks ago i thought he was born in this country. right now i have some real doubts. >> donald trump changing his message about the birther debate. late last night his campaign releasing a new statement finally accepting that president obama was born in the u.s. but to publicly say that. in an interview with the washington post on wednesday, trump said i'll answer that question at the right time. i just don't want to answer it yet. hillary clinton was quick to attack trump for those comments. >> he still wouldn't say america. this man wants to be our next president? when will he stop this ugliness, this bigotry?
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trump's campaign having successfully obtained president obama's birth certificate when others could not. mr. trump believes that president obama was born in the united states. on thursday, trump also made headlines on the dr. oz show comparing his health to a new england sports star. >> tom brady's a friend of mine. we play golf together. he's a phenomenal guy. great athlete. i'm with him and i feel the same age as him. >> clinton fought back while in north carolina for her first campaign stop since taking time >> i confess, i'll never be the showman my opponent is and, that's ok with me. just look at -- look at the show he put on with dr. oz today. >> trump ended the night in new hampshire pledging to end the heroin crisis and other problems. >> you better make sure i win on november 8 because i am going to have wasted a hell of a lot of time, energy and money. >> and a spokesperson for the
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the trump's campaign, a statement overnight calling on trump to admit himself on camera that he was wrong to try and delegitimize president obama. a two family home went up in flames in waymouth. the fire started on e. street last night. two women were inside and luckily both managed to get out safely. the home owner says the fire began on the first floor in a bedroom and spread very quickly. >> she couldn't get the fire out. there was a little going to put out some more, you know. but when we opened the back door it was full of smoke and just the flames just started coming very quickly. >> so far, investigators have not released the cause of the fire. the red sox come through with the most dramatic victory of the season. >> the drive to center. turn around! the red sox pull
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of the ninth, ramirez hit a three-run homer to center to clinch the win. boston had trailed 5-2 heading into the ninth but scored five runs in the final inning. the sox win it 7-5. so now here are the updated standings in the a.l. east. the sox gain ground and the orioles. boston is in first place by two games. baltimore and toronto tied for second. the yankees are now five games behind the sox. i think you cheering from fenway all across the city. >> i think you are right. but as superstitious new england fans do, you don't count your chickens yet. we got this series with the yankees. fingers crossed. hopefully we will get more wins. it it's 5:10. we have more news ahead this morning including a woman having big trouble with her cell phone. it just wouldn't work with her cell carrier so she called.
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what we are learning about the suspect and the charges he's facing. >> and neighbors in saugus stuck with a prehistoric problem when they learned this iconic mini golf course is shutting down. how will the legend live on?
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>> good morning. 5:14 here on your friday morning. on 7 news today new england. this is the scene outside. it's kind of like having an extra streetlight, right, out there. this beautiful full moon. it looks kind of eerie, kind of cool with those clouds there. thanks to the photographer getting that live shot. that's beautiful. >> that is stunning to see. chris was saying it's one of those things that you wake up and if you didn't know any better you would think you slept in.
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if you don't catch it this morning, you will get your chance later on this evening. it rises again at 6:59. it is the full moon closest to the autumnalequinox. we have cooler conditions prevailing as we are approaching the start of fall. 39? in nord. 38 in the vineyard. haven't talked about any frost or freeze yet across the area but there are some towns close up into northern new england that advisories in place for this morning. so, it's a chilly air mass and one of the coolest we have seen in the last few months. clear skies, mainly clear skies. you saw a couple of those passing clouds drifting by that full moon or almost full moon right now. taking a look back into the midwest, this is where you find the rain. this is what we are tracking for the second half of the weekend especially sunday night and into monday as the system slowly making its way across the midwest, ohio valley and
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lakes into the upper 70s. i think we will see a lot of that coming up in the seven-day forecast. how about the tropics off the carolina coastline. we have talked about this tropical storm, tropical depression wafering back and forth. julia, 40 miles an hour max wind speeds. it is a tropical storm. going to drift around over the next several days so there's not going to be a whole lot of movement to it. shouldn't be a whole lot of strength change, either, as it falls back and forth between a depression and tropical storm. high pressur staying steady here the next couple of days. but as i mentioned before, we are tracking this front to the west of us for the second half of the weekend. saturday we are fine. good looking day to start the weekend. sunday some scattered showers start working in. you are more prone to it north and west of 128 than down across the cape and the islands but even there could get some scattered showers. by sunday night into monday as this front slides through, you have a lot more moisture in place. that would be your opportunity
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action going with the showers and storms and locally heavy rain a possibility. if we can time everything out right and we can get this front to force out some good downpours localized across the area, i think there some towns that get away with an inch or rain or even more. there will be a lot of moisture in the atmosphere. we are hoping that this sen air yes can ring true sunday into monday in terms of squeezing out a good amount of water. 69 to 75 today. we aren't talking about rain today, that is for sure. coolest along the coastline just great night at fenway park. hopefully another great win for the sox. 66? that first pitch fading back into the low 60s by the end of the game. there, you go. scattered showers becoming more widespread sunday into monday. dry tuesday, wednesday, thursday, guys. >> thank you. so when a local woman needed a new phone she did her home work and did what she thought was a good deal >> then she couldn't get a dial tone and that wasn't the only hang up here.
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chris anderson. >> reporter: your smart phone is hard to live without. >> i travel a lot for work and my e-mail is on my phone. it's important to me. >> so when samantha's iphone suddenly stopped working she went ahead and worked fast. >> i went online and found a refurbished phone. >> she found it on gamestop's website. >> iphones are a little cheaper than you would pay for a retail price. >> she iphone and paid extra for overnight shipping. the total nearly $500. >> i received the phone and i was excited, it was an upgrade for me because i had an old phone. i went to put in my sim card and it kept saying this is a verizon chip this is a sprint phone. >> she was told it would only work on the sprint network. she called sprint but said they couldn't help either.
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>> i tried every option, i am at a loss. i need you to send me a new phone. >> samantha shipped the phone back to the company and confirmed she did receive it. since she paid for overnight shipping originally, she figured she would have a new phone the next day. she didn't and says she spent the next few weeks calling gamestop. >> they kept make insuring that oh, it's coming, it's in the mail, already in the mail. i'm like ok. look out for it at home, guys. everyone be on the lookout. nope, no phone. >> her cell phone after a month of back and forth and still no phone, samantha realized she needed help. >> i literally was at a loss. i didn't know what else to do. that's when i reached out to you guys. >> we reached out to gamestop's corporate communications office to see if we could solve samantha's wireless woes. the company representative e-mailed us saying they had quote identified the error in processing samantha's order and that the phone she originally ordered was on its way. >> they reached out to me, they
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it was going to be right. >> a few days later, the package samantha had been waiting for arrived and this time the phone worked with. >> i put in the sim card and it said verizon at the top and i was like oh, my gosh. finally. >> gamestop also refunded samantha the extra shipping cost that she paid and told us our first priority is that our customers have a positive shopping experience whether in our stores or online. >> thank you solve it 7. thank you, chris. you guys are awesome and i got a phone. and i also got some money back. >> now, dialing up a solution to your problem can be tough sometimes. but don't get hung up on your frustrations. give us a call. 617-367-7777 or send us an e-mail to solve it 7 at whdh.com. >> all right. up next on 7 news new york fashion weekend with some controversy. what upset some people about models.
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the pats q.b. talking about the national anthem protests. dear fellow citizen, i know what it's like to live a full life. but living for today doesn't mean forgetting about tomorrow. most people spend more time planning their vacation than they do for retirement. but i like to think of retirement like it's a 30-year vacation. so how are you going to get there? don't worry.
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>> the race may be tight and new york is still hated but when you think of that yankee aura, this is not it. brian cashman unloaded like deck chairs off the titanic. ya they certainly are stumbling after last night. yankees nine games over 500 just two games back. the final playoff spot in the a.l. entering thursday, 8th inning. welcoming adam warn with a laser shot to center. 34th on the year. moving by mickey mantle for 17 most in league history. sox with a pulse edging closer. onto the ninth, down to their
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not die. bogart scores we got a 5-4 game. two on for mirez. then he puts a fast ball, belt high. and handley starts one dead center field. a three-run walkoff for boston. sox putting up five in the ninth and win it 7-5. >> down in foxboro for a second straight day, hightower did not participate in practice because of a knee injury. ham string issue. and major league baseball, suspending padres general manager for 30 days without pay. that, regarding his actions related to the drew trade with the red sox keeping certain injury news private to the padres. tom brady weighing in on the nfl's national anthem debate tellingest wire magazine that he will always choose to stand during the anthem. brady said quote that's how i choose to express how i feel
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country. it's certainly not perfect. i don't think any country is perfect. it's our responsibility to do the best we can do to change the things we don't like. >> coming up next, a local landmark won't be going extinct after all. coming up, what's happening to that iconic dinosaur you see off route one and a mini golf course that's closing its doors. >> plus a rescue at recess. what happened moments before a new hampshire boy fell into a
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>> now at 5:30, a dramatic end to a tense standoff. the swat team taking down a suspect as he tries to run away. >> you have heard about it and you have certainly seen it. but it looks like now if you are lucky, you can buy it. the iphone 7 in stores today. >> and we will be introducing you to the newest instagram star from boston capturing the hearts
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>> it's really sweet in a sad way. thanks for waking up with us, everybody. >> you know, fall is now just almost officially around the corner. it sure looks like that with the temperatures outside, chris. >> officially feeling that way this morning. right, nancy. 39? in norton. 38 in the vineyard. 57 in boston. so, you get a wide range from the city to the suburbs. many towns starting off in the 40s. light jacket or sweatshirt this morning. we are back to t-shirts this coastline. still coolest at the coastline later on today. temperatures running in the upper 60s along the coastline. 74, # 5? inland. a great day with low humidity and a lot of sunshine so a solid end to the week. we start the weekend off just like we leave off the workweek so it does look good on saturday. but, it's sunday that we will start to track some showers in here. they will be scattered about. temperatures running mid to upper 70s.
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we will be dodging drops as the pats kick off against the dolphins. more of the forecast ahead. >> ok, chris. let's see if the friday light traffic trend continues. here's danielle. >> you know i'm wondering now that it's back to school if we will see things pick up. for now, things looking pretty good. here's a look at the bridge connector. no issues heading in from the north. let'sswitch cameras look at the expressway, not too bad. only about 10 minutes from braintree to boston northbound on thexp route 3 all looking good. problem free heading in and out of town on the pike this morning. route 2 and route 3 fine. 93 fine all the way back to 495 and no issues heading into town this morning on route 1. let's check those drive times if you are getting ready to head out the door. 10 minutes brain tree to boston northbound on the expressway. 93 southbound 128 to the bridge, 11 minutes this morning. both the t. and commuter rail running on schedule.
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back up and running this morning on the orange line after it shut down overnight. passengers were escorted off the train and forced to walk on the tracks. the orange line was shut down in both directions between ruggles and back bay because of a police investigation. now the day's other top stories. a new york city detective recovering after a violent attack by a man with a meat cleaver. police say they shot at him after he started attacking officers with an 11-inch knife yesterday. is he now i investigators do not believe this was an act of terrorism. and a fire hazard forcing samsung to recall all of its galaxy note 7s. officials say the batteries have overheated and caused dozens of fires and explosions. the consumer product safety commission is now telling customers to immediately stop using those phones and turn them off. samsung says it will replace those phones and make new ones available next week.
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after this police take down. it started with a call to 9-1-1 and ended with a suspect in handcuffs. let's go live outside the police station with more on the suspect. >> reporter: well, it was a dramatic scene that played out here at the cumberland farms. that suspect stayed inside of his car underneath the awning at one of these pumps for nearly five hours when finally the standoff ended when police threw flash grenades. with a flash and a bef it was all over. a nearly five-hour-long standoff with police ends with the take down of suspect, 38-year-old benjamin kimball. the arrest happening right outside the rehobeth cumberland farms that officers say kimball threatened to blowup early yesterday morning. >> they put him in a white straitjacket and took him away in the ambulance. >> just before 7:00, kimball allegedly threatened a store employee. when police arrived, they say he
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igniting a gas hose that had been turned off with a lighter. he allegedly told officers he had a gun and a bomb. kimball then got inside the passenger seat of his car where he remained for the entire standoff until he tried to get away. >> he jumped over into the driver's seat, threw the car in reverse and rammed one of the armoured vehicles that was blocking his escape. >> swat crews threw a stun grenade, shot him with a bean bag and used police dogs to bring the standoff to an end. news he was making a statement with his actions. >> most likely, he did this as to make people aware that the mental health system and the medical system is screwed up. there's no help for people that are mentally ill. >> so kimball was initially taken to the hospital to be checked out. he had a few bites from those dogs. he is facing a number of charges and will appear in court in
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>> a bridgewater man is facing serious charges accused of watching pornography while at the town's public library. 43-year-old fred higgins appeared in court thursday. officers say he was performing a lewd act while watching pornography on one of the library's computers. according to police, many children were in the area and a 14-year-old was sitting next to higgins at the time. the former head of a teamsters union pleading guilty to a charge o extortion in connection to reality television show filmed in massachusetts. a 62-year-old changed his plea on thursday according to the globe he reached a deal that will result in no prison time. prosecutors say harrington and several other teamsters members intimidated and extorted staff members of top chef when they didn't hire union workers when filming the show in milton.
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pond. the 26-year-old disappeared after jumping into the water with friends. so far the d.a.'s office has not released the victim's name. the new hampshire attorney general, police responded just before 7:00 wednesday night for a shooting. a 25-year-old man was shot and he later died at the hospital. so far, no word on any arrests. >> also this morning, police in medway warning residents they caught a rabid woodchuck. the animal ran after someone on kimberly drive. the woodchuck was put down after testing positive for rabies. police are urging people to keep an eye on their pets and children. >> later today, governor baker will be signing an executive order designed to help limit the way massachusetts contributes to climate change. he says the order will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. also, president obama
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southeast of cape cod. the northeast canyons and sea mounts marine national monument will protect more than 4900 square miles of the ocean's eco systems. president plans to ban commercial fishing in the area which is angering some people in the fishing industry. >> there's more news today. the orange dinosaur on route 1 in saugus is here to stay. the dinosaur has welcomed people at the route 1 mini golf for more than 50 years now. but when the business announced it was closing its doors, many nd the orange dinosaur. however, once the developers of the new project heard how much people loved it, they decided it could stay, but they will make one change. the orange dinosaur is going to get a name. no word on what that name is, though. >> all right. well, meet boston's newest instagram star. this is leah. she's two years old. look at her. she's a love bird and she is featherless, as you can see. so -- ok, is that -- that's a
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>> there's a sweater. she has garnered tens of thousands of followers. apparently she has a rare illness that made her feathers fall out. that's why they dressed her up to keep her warm. looks like she has a buddy, as well. kind of a little sad, a little cute, a little strange all rolled into one right there. >> i know. it's one perfect combination. and i would imagine with the sweater, you just cut up a sock and throw it on the bird, right? >> yeah, that would work. something small like that. maybe some mittens, too. >> >> still ahead on 7 news, a new hampshire boy gets a sinking feeling. coming up, what happened to the second grader leading to a rescue. >> light hearted moment on the campaign trail. did you see this? if you haven't, you have to. donald trump letting jimmy fallen run his fingers through
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>> trending today, you can expect some long lines at apple stores today. the new iphone 7 and iphone 7 plus will be available in stores later on this morning. but the phones will be in short
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boyleston street. walk-in customers won't be able to buy the 7 plus today because those phones have already been sold out through preordering systems. a lot of people very excited for 5:42 in the morning. >> yeah. so some people are calling out a famous designer for a fashion faux pas. mark jacobs under fire after styling his models with dread locks in new york's fashion week. most critics slammed him saying he should have hired african american models who already have dread locks. ? >> it looks like cotton candy, doesn't it? donald trump getting a makeover on "the tonight show." jimmy fallon messing up the republican nominee's famous hair during his appearance last night. trump was able to fix it before taking off for new hampshire later in the day. i mean the way that it actually
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actually quite impressive. >> with a lot of hair spray. >> i would love to know what kind of hair spray he uses. it seems manageable but still retains shape. donald trump give me your hair tips, please. >> i am never going to look at cotton candy the same way again. >> a big donald trump hair do. >> all right. it's 5:43. coming up, we have know and go. the latest on a quick crime. thieves making off with a million dollars' worth of jewelry in under a minute. >> and, passengers forced off because of a police investigation. >> plus, another big recall to tell you about this morning. this one involves air bags that don't deploy did your car crashes. -- did your car crashes.
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brenda willis: when washington bureaucrats threatened access to mammograms, kelly ayotte stopped them. david goethel: and when red tape threatened to crush new hampshire's fishing communities, kelly fought to save us. cheryl coletti-lawson: kelly's legislation on the heroin epidemic will help save lives. jamey french: kelly reaches across the aisle to conserve our environment... becky stafford: kelly is so committed to our veterans baillargeon: kelly protected our jobs at the shipyard. kelly is one of us. veteran: she's not forgotten where she's come from. brenda willis: she cares. dean kamen: that's kelly - an independent leader, fighting for new hampshire. kelly: i'm kelly ayotte
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>> welcome back. 5:46. time for everything to start your d >> we begin with the weather. chris, cool, crisp fall morning out there. >> it is. temperatures in the upper 30s in some of the suburbs. if it looks unusually bright, the sun hasn't risen yet. it is the full harvest moon upon us. wind is out of the southwest in boston. it's going to change on shore. we will keep it coolest along the coastline once again. 39?. briefly hit 37 there. 38 down into the vineyard. one of the cooler starts we have seen since mid june and we do have mainly clear skies in place
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throughout the day. the rain that we are tracking for the second half of the weekend into early next week is this batch out across the midwest. going to be with the front. that front slow to get to new england so we are pretty much a lock for nice days ahead of us today and again tomorrow. on sunday, we increase the clouds. we will get scattered showers in here during the day on sunday. they tend to favor north and west of boston but you know where some of the darker greens and yellows are. they are mainly to the west of us still during the day. so, i think the best opportunity for the most widespread heavier rain would be all night into monday morning. so, if we are going to wring out widespread downpours that would be the time frame sunday night into monday. although on sunday, we are still dealing with scattered showers working in. so at times it will be a wet second half of the weekend. this is one of the forecast models in terms of how much rain it's putting out. by the time we get into sunday and into monday, generally over an inch in some of these areas that get locally heavy rain. now this is one of the most bullish models out there. a few have lower amounts, but the opportunity at least is
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locally pockets of heavier rain outside and we need it big time. we showed you this yesterday afternoon and right around noon, the extreme drought has expanded not only across eastern mass but now encompasses much of the center part of the state through southeast new hampshire. over the last two years we are running about an 18-inch deficit in the city of boston eight or 10 just alone this year itself. 69 to 75 this afternoon. coolest at the coastline. bright day aer fall-like feel to the air tomorrow morning once again. beautiful afternoon. we will track showers second half of the weekend. >> time now for fast track traffic. here's danielle. >> thanks, nancy. good morning, everyone. happy friday to you. so far the quiet friday trend continuing. here's a look at the expressway this morning. let's go to the maps. south of town, it's looking pretty good so far. braintree to boston just about 14 minutes. route 3, 24 and 95 all problem free this morning. no issues heading in or out of town on the pike.
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and heading into boston on route 1, you are in good shape. let's check drive times if you are getting ready to head out the door. 13 minutes brain tree to boston northbound on the expressway. just 12 minutes on the pike from 128 and 93 southbound, 128 to the bridge just 11 minutes. both the t. and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you guys. >> thank you. breaking overnight the orange line shut down. >> passengers were forced to walk down the tracks in the darks. let's go out to victoria with more on what >> well chris, this was all because of a police investigation, but the good news is, is that everything should be normal for the morning rush. but late into the night, there were substantial delays. they actually had to stop trains on the orange line in both directions between ruggles and back bay leading people off of those trains to waiting buses all because of some type of police investigation that centered on the tracks themselves. amtrak and commuter line service
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scene after midnight. they aren't giving too many details about what that police activity involved. that is something we are hoping to learn more about as the day goes on. >> thank you. new this morning, a suspected gang member is arrested in pittsfield. state police officers found him thursday morning after he had been on the run for more than a week. he's charged with conspiracy to distribute drugs. woman sending out a plea for help after a new billboard was unveiled reminding people of this crime. the body of susan turaskowicz was found 24 years ago this week. she was 27 years old and killed after leaving her job at logan airport. state police and her family hope somebody will come forward with information on the crime. >> my family needs this. no one has the right to take
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no one. >> investigators are offering a $250,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest in the case. frightening day for a boy up in key new hampshire when a sink hole suddenly opens up almost taking him down with it. he was playing in a field outside his elementary school when his leg slipped and he was suddenly waist deep in this hole. teachers called police. they helped out. crews finally were able to remove him. luckily he wasn't hurt. officials say another hole w discovered earlier this week in that same field. >> there are new details on the deadly blue angels crash in tennessee. pilot error caused the crash. a report says he was flying too fast and too low while practicing for the show. weather and fatigue also contributed to the crash. and the family of a woman found dead in her texas jail cell last year has reached a settlement with the local
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million to settle the lawsuit. it also includes changes to jail procedures including cell checks and an on-duty nurse. she was arrested during a routine traffic stop. the traffic stop escalated into a physical altercation and the officer threatened her with a stun gun. she was found dead in a jail cell three days later after hanging herself. >> a man charged with purposely is facing a judge. joseph shreever was denied bail. the judge referred to seven pages of prior criminal history and deemed the 32-year-old a flight risk. he faces charges of arson in what's called hate-crime enhancement. investigators believe that he may have targeted that mosque because it was the same one where the orlando nightclub shooter omar mateen had worshiped.
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star meg an rupinau taking a knee before the national anthem against thailand last night. last week she knelt before the start of a game in seattle. >> checking headlines as could the country, school bus driver off the job after an erratic drive was caught on camera. the man who shot this video said the bus was tailgating him and swerving. so you can see the bus driver crossing a double yellow line into oncoming traffic. they are trying to pass the cars heading in the opposite direction had to slow down just to avoid a head-on crash. >> i couldn't believe that a school bus was crossing a double yellow line in a busy section of town. could have been tragic. a lot of people said it's unbelievable that a bus would be that aggressive. >> so no students, we should mention, were on board the bus at the time. the driver has been suspended and officials say it's now the second complaint about that same driver. >> a jewelry store heist caught on camera in texas.
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million worth of jewelry. four men stormed into a houston store on tuesday and surveillance footage shows the robbers smashing display cases and stealing jewelry before taking off. police say this only took about 40 seconds. >> 7 news now turning to a major recall involving fiat chrysler. the auto maker now recalling more than 2 million vehicles because of faulty air bags. fiat chrysler says the air bags in certain vehicles may not deploy in a crash. the rec dodge, and jeep vehicles made between 2010 and 2014. the company says three deaths and five injuries may be relatedded to that issue. u.p.s. is now hiring for the holidays the company is planning to hire 95,000 workers ahead of the holiday shopping season. officials say they always need extra workers during the holidays to keep delivering those packages on time. >> in the buzz, people gearing up for television's biggest night. jimmy kimmel helped roll out the
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emmy awards this sunday. crews are taking care of any last-minute touches there. and -- instead of saying hello, it looks like adele may be saying goodbye for an entire decade. according to the sun, the british pop star will hang up her touring hat for 10 years to focus on raising her son after her global tour wraps up in november. of course, adele took the stage at the garden on wednesday and on thursday night. i went on thursday night, i have been singing adele ever since. picture that we just aired. put it on twitter. when she played "hello" tears streamed down my face. >> she has an amazing voice. and the fact you got to see her, you didn't know. this news that she will taking a decade-long break. >> she doesn't do tours very often. you know when she's around, you got to go. chris, i played hooky from work. >> when you posted that picture on twitter or instagram, you said your noses were bleeding
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a bad seat in the house when she's in town. right? 69 to 75 this afternoon. forecast heading into the weekend, 50/50 split. saturday's the pick. >> all right, chris. thank you. stay with us. >> we will be back with more
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narrator: "by almost every measure, public charter schools have been a success." "they are models of inspiration." with "impressive results" and "eye-catching educational gains." it's turned my son's life around. narrator: "charter schools amount to hope" for kids all across massachusetts. question 2 will give parents more choices and result in more funding for public education.
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>> t riders taking a walk on the tracks at night. the emergency that shut down the orange line. new york police officers attacked by a man with a cleaver. the alleged reason behind the ambush. >> fiery phones getting recalled. what you need to know if you have one of those galaxy note 7s.
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an incredible comeback in the red sox's fight for first place. >> might still be celebrating at fenway. right? good morning to you. 6:00 on this friday morning. t-g-i-f. >> seeing video of the players makes you happy. i'm christa. it is crisp and cool to start off the morning. bring along a light jacket. >> coldest weather we have had sweatshirt and jacket weather in many of the suburbs this morning. look at that. 38?. 38 on the sandy soils of the vineyard as well. so, many towns in the lower 40s outside boston. we do have mostly clear skies in place. very light winds and enjoyable afternoon ahead of us. we will be coolest at the coast. a couple degrees warmer than yesterday afternoon but still a hint of fall in the atmosphere this afternoon. temperatures running low-to-mid 70s away from the coastline.
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no issues on saturday. great looking day. tomorrow, sunday, scattered showers working in. localized downpours likely seeing that sunday night into monday. scattered showers for the pats game. yes, even the tailgates through kickoff. may see scattered showers so keep that in mind. warm and muggy on sunday. >> all right, chris. thank you. time for fast track traffic. let's get a check of those road was danielle. >> thanks, nancy. good morning, everyone. here's a look at 93 northbound. workers doing some construction. so the left lane is c backup. this is just before route 16. but southbound heading into town, not watching any issues there. let's go to the maps again. this is on 93 northbound just before route 16. left lane closed there . brain tree to boston northbound on the expressway close to 20 minutes. slow around the brain tree split this morning. route 3 looking good. a little bit of slow and go on route 24 and 95 as you approach 128. no issues heading in or out of town on the pike this morning. route 2 and 3 looking good.
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the door. 16 minutes on the expressway, brain tree to boston. 12 on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128, 13 minutes. both the t. and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you guys. breaking news from overnight. an emergency on the orange line. dozens of riders forced off their train and onto the tracks in the dark. >> victoria is live in boston with the very latest. good morning to you, vicki. >> good morning. the good news is for commuters, everyt i for the rush hour. but last night, there were some substantial delays. in fact, they actually had to stop the orange line trains in both directions between ruggles and back bay leading people off of those trains to waiting buses. it was all because of a police investigation that centered on the tracks themselves. amtrak and commuter line service was also affected. police were able to clear the scene after midnight and this morning, they aren't giving too
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that police activity was about. we are hoping to learn that as the morning goes on. >> vicki, thank you. breaking overnight, a car slamming into a utility pole in medway. this happened on milford street. the crash brought down power lines. no word on the cause of the crash or whether anyone was hurt. right now there are no reports of any power outages in the area. >> a new york city detective recovering after a man goes on a rampage with a meat a man started attacking officers and cut the detective in the face with this 11-inch long cleaver. police say they shot at the suspect 18 times wounding him . it all started when the man tried to remove a boot from the car he was living in in the middle of rush hour yesterday. two other officers sustained nonlife threatening injuries and witnesses say police tried to use a taser on the suspect but it had little effect. >> all of a sudden i just see a crazy guy with a knife. a huge meat cleaver.
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cops seven or eight under cover, some uniform, pulled up on him. pulled the guns. told him to get down. he wasn't cooperative. he kind of looked fragile. >> police say that the suspect had been arrested more than a dozen times in the past few years for minor crimes. investigators are trying to figure out a motive for the attack but at this point, they say they do not believe that there's a link to terrorism. samsung pulling the plug on some fiery phones. the company officially recalling a million gallon 7s. so, if you own one, samsung is urging you to turn it off and send it back. and while the company already recalled some of the phones, the government is now joining in and adding a warning. jennifer aiken joins us with new information. >> this morning the consumer product safety commission is telling customers to immediately stop using and power down their phones as samsung is releasing new details about their plans to get the galaxy note 7 back on store shelves.
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being blamed for dozens of fires destroying a garage in south carolina, gutting a jeep in florida. >> they present a pretty serious risk of fire and especially if that phone ends up near something combustible, you can have death or serious injury. >> samsung says they received 92 reports of the batteries overheating in the u.s., including 26 reports of burns and 55 reports of property damage from fires. in the wake of the recall, the f.a.a. is also revising its passengers must turn off the device on planes, adding that fliers must also protect the power switch to prevent the phone from being unintentionally turned on. samsung's c.e.o. with a personal message to customers. >> we apologize. especially to those of you who were personally affected by this. >> the danger comes from the phone's lithium ion batteries. if they are overcharged or if there's a short, it can generate tremendous heat.
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thermal runaway meaning there's nothing you can do. that battery's going to go off. >> all of a sudden you have fire and basically barbeque in your pocket. >> the new note 7 will be in most stores no later than september 21. >> so, if you have a galaxy note 7, look on the back of your phone. there should be a code etched on the bottom. either call samsung or go to samsung.com and enter the code to see if your phone is under the recall. >> thank you. a bridgewater man is facing charges for allegedly watching pornography at the town's public library. 43-year-old fred higgins appeared in court thursday. officers arrested him a day earlier. they say he was performing a lewd act while watching pornography on one of the library's computers. according to police, many children were in the area and a 14-year-old was sitting next to him at the time. everybody's ok after a
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up in flames. the fire began on e. street last night. two women were inside at the time but both managed to get out safely. the home owner says the fire started in a first-floor bedroom. >> a new controversy in the race for the white house. for the first time, donald trump acknowledges president obama was in fact born in the united states. it's a change from what he's been saying for years. >> it's one of the greatest scams in the history of politics and in the history period. i tell you what. three weeks ago i thought he was born in this doubts. >> donald trump changing his message about the birther debate. late last night his campaign releasing a new statement finally accepting that president obama was born in the u.s. but trump himself is not ready to publicly say that. in an interview with the washington post on wednesday, trump said i'll answer that question at the right time. i just don't want to answer it yet. hillary clinton was quick to attack trump for those comments. >> he still wouldn't say
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this man wants to be our next president? when will he stop this ugliness, this bigotry? >> then late last night, this new statement from trump's campaign having successfully obtained president obama's birth certificate when others could not, mr. trump believes that president obama was born in the united states. on thursday, trump also made headlines on the dr. oz show comparing his health to a new england sports star. >> tom brady's a friend o we play golf together. the great quarterback. phenomenal guy great athlete. and i'm with him and i feel the same age as him. >> clinton fought back in north carolina for her first campaign stop since taking time off to recover from pneumonia. >> i confess i'll never be the showman my opponent is. and that's ok with me. just look at -- look at the show he put on with dr. oz today. >> reporter: trump ended the
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to end the heroin crisis. >> you better make sure i am elected in november because i will have wasted a lot of time, energy and money. >> a spokesperson called on trump to admit himself on camera that he was wrong. >> the red sox stunning the yankees at fenway park. completing a comeback with a how sweet. for most of the game the sox were actually in a hole but the offense really came alive in the ninth inning. they were trailing 5-2 and then the sox scored five times in the final. r.b.i. singles from ortiz and bets cut the deficit to one. two outs with runners on second and third. ramirez for the walk off.
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orioles. boston is now in first place two games up. baltimore and toronto tide for second. the yankees five games behind. but keep your fingers crossed we got three more games against the evil empire. i'm sorry. >> keep it rolling the way it is. >> very neutral statement to make. against the yankees. >> that's totally ok here in new england. still ahead, police say he threatened to blowup a gas station in rehobeth today. he's heading to court >> and a saugus icon saved from extinction. how the orange dinosaur will be incorporated into new plans off of route 1. >> and a local woman hung up on while trying to get her new phone to work. that's when she called solve it 7. >> can you see your breath outside? it's a cool start. temperatures in the lower 40s. 55 in boston. kiddos heading out to the bus stop need to grab that sweatshirt or light jacket. we are back into the 70s this
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>> hey welcome back. almost 6:15 and it's friday and it feels cool outside. i'm just describing everything that's happening. >> you are so happy. i thinkt' it's energizing you. >> that does help that it's friday. i think a lot of us have the smile on fridays. right? almost at the weekend and yes, if you like the cool air in place, we have plenty of that this morning. 38 down into the vineyard. we hit 37 right now at 40? with mainly clear skies prevailing sun rise about to happen here. we will see quite a bit of sun the next couple of days. second half of the weekend, different story. we will track a front in here currently across the midwest as that works in new england.
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some showers and thunderstorms into monday. temperatures today upper 70s along the coastline. upper 70s to near 80s back into the midwest that will be with us on sunday. so it will be a warm and muggy day on sunday despite more clouds around and some scattered showers. it is out ahead of this front that we will get those scattered showers to develop on sunday. during the day, i think they tend to favor locations to the north and west of boston versus south and east. but even south and east of shower at times. they are scattered about an sunday. we will get a solid band of showers and localized downpours and rumbles of thunder, i think it would be sunday night into monday morning as the front sweeps through. whatever's happening with that tropical system off the carolina coastline, it will be kicked out to sea later next week. low to mid 70s inland. bright day ahead of us despite the cool start, a beautiful
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wise tonight. some of the coolest suburbs tonight, upper 30s and lower 40s hanging tighter to 55 or 56 in boston. fire pit type evening, yeah, you bet. grab the sweatshirt, light jacket, kickback, enjoy the harvest moon, full moon closest to the oh, quinox. it's going to look huge in the sky at 7:00 p.m. and later. should be nice and bright out there with clear skies and a full moon despite it being tomorrow, partedly cloudy skies. pleasant day overall. in the forecast over the next couple of days at fenway park for the sox and yanks, looking good. cool and comfortable tonight. nice day on saturday. going to be some issues i think on sunday by the time we get into sunday evening. scattered showers if not embedded downpours coming on in. there it is the 7 on 7 forecast taking you into early next week. we transition back out of the rain by tuesday. enjoy more nice dry weather and
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thursday, guys. >> all right. time now for fast track traffic. how is traffic looking? >> it's picking up out there, nancy. here's a look at the expressway this morning. we are watching an accident northbound on the expressway. let's go to the maps and that does have the center lane blocked northbound at colombia road there in dorchester. so brain tree to boston that drive on the expressway northbound up to about a half an hour. also slow around the brain tree split, slow and go from brockton in or out of town on the pike, looking good. a little bit of slow and go on 93 back to 495. but heading into town on route 1 look likes you are in pretty good shape. let's check the drive times as you get ready to head out the door. 22 minutes to half an hour. >> the commuter rail we are watching delays on the
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now to some phone problems leaving a local woman on hold, you could say. she needed a new phone after her original one broke. >> she did her home work and found a great deal. but it all went downhill from there until she called solve it 7. here's chris anderson. >> your smart phone. it's hard to live without. >> i travel a lot for work and my e-mail is on my phone so it's really important to me. >> so when samantha's iphone suddenly stopped working back in may, she wanted to act fast. >> i wt refurbished phone. i have done it before. >> she found the bargain she was looking for on game stop's website. >> iphones are a little bit cheaper than you would pay for a retail price. >> she ordered the refurbished iphone making sure it was verizon compatible. she even paid extra for overnight shipping. the total, nearly $500. >> i received the phone and of course i was excited. it was an upgrade for me because i had an old phone. and i went to put in my sim card and it kept saying this is a verizon chip t's not reading,
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>> samantha took the phone and her connection concerns to a verizon store but says the associate told her the phone would only work on the sprint network. she called sprint but said they couldn't help either. so she reached out to game stop. >> look, i tried every option and now i'm at a loss. i need you to send me a new phone. >> samantha shipped the phone back to the company and confirmed they did receive it. since she paid for overnight shipping originally, samantha figured she would have a new phone the next day. she didn't. ands weeks calling game stop. >> they kept making sure that oh, it's coming, it's in the mail, already in the mail. i'm like -- ok. look out for it at home, guys. everyone be on the lookout. nope. no phone. >> her cell phone fiasco continued. and after a month of back and forth and still no phone, samantha realized she needed help. >> i literally was at a loss. i didn't know what else to do. that's when i reached out to you guys. >> we reached out to game stop's corporate communications office
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the company representative oh, mailed us saying they had quote identified the error from processing samantha's order and that the phone she originally ordered was on its way. >> they reached out to me. they apologized. they assured me i was going to get my phone and it was going to be right. >> a few days later, the package samantha had been waiting for arrived and this time the phone worked. >> i put in the sim card and it said verizon at the top and i was like oh, my gosh. >> reporter: gamestop also refunded the extra shipping costs she paid and told us our first priority is that our customers have a positive shopping experience whether in our stores or online. >> thank you solve it 7. thank you chris. you guys were awesome and i got my phone back. i got a phone, and i also got some money back. >> now dialing up a solution to your problem can be tough sometimes, but don't get hung up on frustrations. give us a call.
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>> 6:20 your time right now. still ahead, a really troubling scene on the roadway involving a bus. the driver looks like it's a case of road rage almost with this fedex truck. >> plus, a rescued bird in boston is winning hearts all across the internet. >> and the red sox walking off with a win against the yankees. and, a milestone moment for big
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>> the race may be tight and new york is still hated but when you think of that yankee aura, this is in the it. brian cashman unloaded the deadline like deck chairs off the titanic. the yankees are playing the kids and the will not go down.
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night. the yankees two games back entering thursday. eighth inning, big poppy welcoming adam warren with a laser shot. moving by mickey mantle for 17th most in history. sox trail 5-2 after the eighth. onto the ninth, down to their final out. the red sox just will not die. a pitch to the infield, bogart scores we got a 5-4 two on for ramirez. he puts a fast ball belt high and hanley starts one dead center field. a three-run walk-off for boston. sox putting up five in the ninth and winning it 7-5. down at foxborough for a second straight day, hightower did not participate because of a knee injury. rod listed as limited still dealing with a nagging ham string issue.
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days without pay regarding his actions to a trade with the red sox keeping certain injury news private to the padres. that's it for sports. styles in new york fashion week always turn heads about you one runway show is causing an uproar. coming up, the reason behind the anger at designer mark jacobs. >> also people lining up outside boston's apple store for the company's latest iphone release. >> and new this morning, jimmy fallon goes where no one has gone b >> oh! >> with donald trump's hair. >> with donald trump's hair. maybe m golden outside or fluffy inside. deep pockets or delicious ridges. tasty egg or savory bacon. experience dunkin's new belgian waffle breakfast sandwich. it's not this or that. it's all of it.
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introducing dunkin's new cold brew coffee, steeped slowly in cold water for small batches full-bodied flavor. discover the craft of cold brew today and keep on. america runs on dunkin'. >> an emergency on the orange line forcing riders to walk the tracks in the dark. >> how police say a man threatened to blowup a gas
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boston. new evidence on display as opening statements begin. >> and saving a dinosaur from extinction. the effort to keep this orange icon in saugus. >> some spreading joy around boston. what's kind the cool treat give away. >> good morning. thank you for joining us. >> dancing to stay warm this morning. it is a chilly one out there start. >> you will be able to keep warm despite the cool start at 37 early this morning. we hit 55 in boston. still currently at 55?. just up a couple degrees in newark. but it's a cool start and we will see this again as we go through the overnight hours tonight. a lot of clear skies across new england. fantastic day ahead of us. fall-like feel in the air. coolest at the coastline. then temperatures will bottom
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tonight. this afternoon close to 70 in boston. i think we will each about 73 to 75 inland. a couple of degrees warmer than it was yesterday afternoon. showers and storms working in on sunday. most widespread sunday night into monday with locally heavy rain a possibility. more ahead. >> time now for fast track traffic. here's danielle. >> thanks, nancy. good morning, everyone. happy friday to you. here's a look at the expressway. we were watching an accident that's cleared. good news. let's g the not so good news, still close to half an hour from brain tree to boston northbound on the expressway there. route 24 northbound stop and go from brock ton up to 28 there. problem free heading in and out of town on the pike this morning. route 2 and 3 looking good for the most part. 93 slow and go back to 495, as well. and route 1, you are starting to hit the brakes as you head into boston. let's check drive times if you are getting ready to head out the door. 24 minutes brain tree to boston.
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from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the bridge, 19 minutes. the t. is on schedule on the commuter rail watching some delays on the framingham wooster line. >> let's check top stories on friday morning. service is become up and running on the orange line after it shut down overnight. so, passengers were escorted off the train and they were forced to walk on the dark tracks. the orange line was shut down in both directions between ruggles and back bay because of a police investigation. >> detective is recovering this morning after a violent attack by a man wielding a meat cleaver. police say they shot the man after he started attacking officers with this 11-inch cleaver yesterday. he's in critical condition. investigators did not believe this was an act of terrorism. and a fire hazard forcing samsung to now recall all of its galaxy note 7 phones. officials say the batteries have
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fires, even explosions, and the consumer product safety commission also telling customers who own them to immediately stop using those phones and turn them off. happening today, a rehobeth man set to face a judge after this intense take down. you see the swat team surrounding the suspect. he's now facing several charges including threatening to blowup a gas station. we are live at the scene with the very latest. good morning to you, nicole. >> good morning, nancy. that's right. that charge, among others, just all playing out rht this cumberland farms just before 7:00 this morning. finally coming to an end. the man had been parked in his car underneath the awning. police, though, managed to finally get him out and make an arrest. with a flash and a brief chase, it was all over. a nearly five-hour-long standoff with police ends with a take down of suspect 38-year-old benjamin kimball. the arrest happening right outside the rehobeth cumberland
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yesterday morning. >> they put him in a straitjacket. a white straitjacket and took him away in the ambulance. >> just before 7:00, kimball allegedly threatened a store employee. when police arrived he they say kimball tried to blowup the price igniting a gas hose turned off with a lighter. he allegedly told officers he had a gun and a bomb. kimball then got inside the passenger seat of his car where he remained for the entire standoff until he tried to get away. >> he jumped over into t driver's seat threw the car in reverse and rammed one of the armoured vehicles that was blocking his escape. >> swat crews threw a stun grenade, shot him with a bean bag and used police dogs to bring the standoff to an end. kimball's girlfriend tells 7 news he was making a statement with his actions. >> most likely he did this as to make people aware that the mental health system and the medical system is screwed up. there's no help for people that
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>> kimball was taken away from the scene in an ambulance and treated at the hospital but now he's going to go before a judge facing a number of charges. >> the trial is underway for a man accused of shooting and killing a war veteran. prosecutors say peter castillo shot steven perez back in 2012 after a fight that happened in the theater district. castillo then took off to the dominican republic where he was later arrested last year. perez was 22 years old when he was shot and killed. he served two tours in iraq and afghanistan. >> s the former head of a teamsters union pleading guilty to a charge of attempted extortion. now, this is in connection to a reality tv show taping here in massachusetts. according to the globe, 62-year-old mark harrington changed his plea to avoid prison
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intimidated and extorted staff members of the tv show top chef when they didn't hire union workers while million manying in milton. police in medway are warning residents after they caught a rabid woodchuck. he ran after someone earlier this week. the woodchuck was put down after testing positive for rabies. president obama creating the first marine national con you all the 130 miles southeast of cape cod. the northeast canyons and sea will protect more than 4900 square miles of the ocean's ecosystems. the president plans to ban commercial fishing in the area which is angering some people in the fishing industry. >> that orange dinosaur on route 1 in saugus avoiding extinction. the dinosaur was welcomed, has welcomed people at the route one mini golf for more than 50 years. but, when the business announced it was closing its doors, a lot of people wondered what would happen to that orange dinosaur.
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loved it and they decided it could stay. >> we didn't know what was going to happen to him. we always wanted him to stay on the land. we wanted him to remain home. >> it makes me feel happy. i can always see the orange dinosaur whenever i want. >> so developers say they will make one change. the orange dinosaur's actually going to get a name. maybe they will have people vote in. nice to see that big toothy grin will stay there. very friendly face. >> i would imagine rex would right? >> there, you go. >> this morning, tom brady weighing in on the national anthem controversy coming up what the pat's q.b. is saying about the protest. >> a famous fashion designer causing controversy on the runway. why some people are angered by the mark jacobs show. >> plus donald trump's hair-raising appearance on "the
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>> 6:40. here's a look at what's trending. some people are calling out a fashion designer for a fashion faux pas. mark jacobs is under fire after styling his models in
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saying that he should have hired african american models who already have dreadlocks. and meet rang, a two-year-old love bird and boston's newest instagram star. her cute featherless pictures have helped her get more than 67,000 instagram followers and yes that is a donald trump wig on the bird right there. her owners say ray has a rare illness that made her feathers fall out but she's very cute. >> in a sad way. >> yes, sad. [cheering] >> you were just making mention of donald trump's wig on ray. well, he has the real thing, folks, because jimmy fallwoul jn messed up his famous hair during his appearance last night, putting to rest a lot of speculation. trump fixed it before taking off for new hampshire later on in the day. fallon also did a great impersonation of him. >> i saw that.
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like cotton handy swirling it up a little bit. >> i'm never going to look at cotton candy the same way again after hearing that. >> glad i can make some changes there. all right. while trump is making headlines for more than just his hair, he's been the most prominent proponent of the birther movement. overnight, his calm contain backtracked. >> and a school bus driver fights for position with this fedex truck. >> and, people camping out overnight for apple's latest >> and the patriots sharing sweet treats with what else?
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narrator: "by almost every measure, public charter schools have been a success." e models of inspiration." with "impressive results" and "eye-catching educational gains." it's turned my son's life around. narrator: "charter schools amount to hope" for kids all across massachusetts. question 2 will give parents more choices and result in more funding for public education. vote yes on 2.
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>> trouble on the orange line track. passengers forced off the train, why police caused concerns for phone but it's too hot to handle. what you need to know about samsung's recall. >> a rehobeth man set to face a judge. why his girlfriend said he did it. >> all right. it is 6:45 on your friday morning and we have all your day's top stories. >> we start with traffic and weather. it is know and go time. >> light jacket weather this morning, nancy and christa. 38 in the vineyard.
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june 14. we have a chilly air mass in place but a beautiful air mass in place refreshing. low humidity. temperatures warming up nicely this afternoon. rain across the midwest. eventually tracking the system in for the second half of the weekend. the next couple of days, gorgeous. cool starts, nice finishes in the afternoon well into the 70s this afternoon. on sunday we will get scattered showers in here. notice where the deepest greens and yellows are still to the north and west of us. this is where they are more consistent and night into monday. the highest likelihood of down tours, sunday night into monday. 69 to 75 this afternoon. chilly start but a bright afternoon. coolest at the coastline throughout the day. 42 to 56 tonight. great fire pit weather tonight. clear skies this evening and of course that full moon, full harvest moon rising at 6:59. so, going to look gorgeous out
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rain. could be beneficial with some downpours sunday night and monday, sometimes locally picking up an inch plus. then we dry it back out by the middle part of next week, guys. >> ok. chilly out there for all of our commuters. here's danielle with fast track. >> thanks. good morning. yeah, heated seat weather out there this morning. here's a look at 93 as you make your way into boston through summerville. not watching any major issues here on any of the roadways this morning. but we do have a disabled vehicle 93 southbo south of town, brain tree to boston northbound on the expressway about 27 minutes this morning. route 95 and 24 a little bit of stop and go heading up to 128 there. but route 3 looking pretty good. problem-free heading in and out of town on the pike this morning. a little bit of slow and go on route 2 and 3 but no major issues out there. let's check those drive times if you are getting ready to head out the door. 25 minutes on the expressway brain tree to boston. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128 and then 93 southbound,
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this morning both the t. and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you guys. >> all right, danielle thank you. an emergency on the orange line. dozens of riders forced off their trains and onto the tracks in the dark. >> let's find out the reason behind this. victoria is in boston with the latest. vicki? >> reporter: good morning. it all had to do with some police activity, but the good news is that the morning rush is running as it should. late into the night there were some substantial delays. trains on the orange line in both directions between ruggles and back bay leading people off of those trains to waiting buses. it was all because of a police investigation that centered on the tracks themselves. amtrak and commuter line service also affected. police able to clear the scene after midnight and this morning, they aren't giving too many details about the nature of that police investigation. that's something we are still hoping to hear more about as the
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>> happening today, two people are due to be sentenced in the saugus snap chat rape case. two people were found guilty of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. it happened behind an elementary school and then they posted the video of it on the app back in 2014. now the defendants claim that the victim gave consent, however, prosecutors contended the victim was too intoxicated too in the end, the jury found them guilty of assault to rape, indecent assault and battery and kidnapping. >> >> a new york city detective recovering after a man goes on a rampage with a cleaver. they say he cut the detective in the face with this 11-inch long meat cleaver. police shot at the man 18 times. is he now hospitalized this morning. it all started when the man tried to remove a boot from the
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it all happening in the middle of rush hour yesterday. witnesses say police tried to use a taser on the suspect, but it had little effect. >> all of a sudden i just see a crazy guy with a knife. a huge meat cleaver. not like a long knife. like a live knife. cops, seven or eight under cover, some uniform, pulled up on him, pulled their guns. told him to get down. he wasn't cooperative. he looked fragile at first. >> police say he had been arrested more than a dozen times in the past few years for minor investigators are trying to determine a motive for the attack, but they say they do not believe it was terrorism. >> samsung pulling the plug now on some fiery phones. federal consumer regulators formally recalling galaxy note 7s. let's go to note 7's jennifer eagen that's new this morning and what you need to know. >> the consumer product safety commission is telling customers to immediately stop using and power down their phones. the recall from samsung comes as dozens of phones have caught
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country. officials say the batteries in the phones can overheat. if customers want to know if their galaxy note 7 is part of the recall, they can look for a code etched on the bottom of the phone on the back and enter the code on samsung's website. samsung says it will replace those phones and make new ones available next week. they are also offering a refund. >> the man who threatened to blowup a gas station in rehobeth is heading to court today. we are l standoff and the swat team takedown. nicole? >> reporter: nancy, this all happening early yesterday morning at this cumberland farms here in rehobeth. police finally managed to get the suspect, 38-year-old benjamin kimball. he be sitting in his car at the gas pumps. police finally threw a flash grenade. he tried to give way.
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also using police dogs. at 7:00 in the morning, kimball allegedly went into the cumberland farms and threatened a store employee. when he came out, police were here. he tried to set the gas pumps on fire. fortunately they had already been turned off. then he got inside of his car where he battled with police for nearly five hours. i spoke with his girlfriend who says he believes was making a statement with his actions about the status of mental health. >> most likely he make people aware that the mental health system and the medical system is screwed up. there's no help for people that are mentally ill. >> so workers were able to go back inside this cumberland farms yesterday afternoon once police cleared the scene. as for kimball, he was taken to a hospital to be checked out. he just had some minor injuries and today he will go before a judge and face a number of charges. that's the latest live in
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england. >> now to the race to the white house, donald trump changing his message on the birther debit after some backlash. his campaign accepting that president obama was born in the united states, but trump has said that he's not ready to publicly say that himself. hillary clinton was quick to attack trump's comments. >> he still wouldn't say "america." this man wants to be our next president? when will this bigotry? >> trump visited new hampshire last night. he said as president he will work to end the heroin crisis and other problems in the state. frightening scene in new jersey as a school bus is seen driving erratically. the bus is swerving into the wrong lane in order to get ahead of a slower moving fedex truck. no kids were on board the bus when it happened. the driver has been fired. a jewelry store heist caught on camera in texas.
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dollars' worth of jewelry. four men stormed into this houston store on tuesday. surveillance footage shows the robbers smashing display cases and stealing jewelry before taking off. police say this whole thing only took about 40 seconds. >> happening right now, people are lining up for the newest iphone and this is a live look outside the apple store on boyleston street on this chilly morning. the iphone 7 and iphone 7 plus will be available in stores later on this morning but the phones wille so be prepared for that. >> tom brady weighing in on the nfl's national anthem debate. the pats q.b. telling esquire magazine that he will always choose to stand during the anthem. brady said, quote, that's how i choose to express how i feel toward the people that have sacrificed for us. i think we live in a wonderful country. it's certainly not perfect. i don't think any country is perfect. it's our responsibility to do the best we can do to change the things we don't like. >> the red sox coming through with the most dramatic victory
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>> the drive to center, turn around! the red sox walk it off! how about that! >> even sweeter it was against the yankees with two outs in the bottom of the ninth. ramirez hit a three-run homer to center to clinch the win. boston trailed 5-2 heading into the night. but, scored five runs in the final inning. the sox win it 7-5. another big moment in the eighth inning, david ortiz hitting his 537th career home run now passing mickey mantle for 17th all time. so, here's an update to the division standings. the sox gaining ground on the orioles as baltimore lost. boston now in first place by two games. baltimore and toronto tied for second. the yankees now five games behind the sox. we have three more games to go. >> keep the momentum going. >> hopefully. so people in boston are getting a surprise all thanks to draft
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good morning. breaking overnight. the birther issue is back. does donald trump believe the president is an american? his campaign says yes, doing damage control after trump himself refuses to answer the question in a new interview, and hillary clinton, facing a tightening race, sei >> this man wants to be our next president? >> what is trump's strategy? we'll have the latest. burn notice. a new federal recall of those samsung phones blamed for sparking dozens of fires. this morning, growing concerns that other models could overheat as well. life in lockup. a revealing new look at what o.j. simpson's life is like now behind bars.

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